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Hike the bowl!! 30-45 min hike to the top from where the Cat drops you off. Best Skiing... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Judd C
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Aspen, Colorado
As good as it gets

Ski Highlands regularly-uncrowded, challenging steeps, spectacular beauty in the Hghlands Bowl, not... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
663richardc
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Aspen, Colorado
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A local favorite, the Highlands specialize in steep trails but also offer easier trails for novices.
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White River National Forest, Aspen, CO 81612
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Reviewed 3 days ago

Hike the bowl!! 30-45 min hike to the top from where the Cat drops you off. Best Skiing/ snowboarding in Colorado. Highlands is a great mountain with something for everyone. Best extreme in-bound skiing you can find, especially on a big powder day! Great restaurants,...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Judd C
Reviewed 6 November 2018

Ski Highlands regularly-uncrowded, challenging steeps, spectacular beauty in the Hghlands Bowl, not to be missed.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 663richardc
Reviewed 26 July 2018

Wonderful trails and great snow. Crowded but fun to ski. Many trails to choose from and very nice lodge

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Maddi D
Reviewed 19 July 2018

Skied Aspen Highlands many times. Always a great experience in a very beautiful landscape. All trails excellently maintained.

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank William C
Reviewed 5 June 2018

Conquering the hike up & ski down Highland Bowl is a must and rite-of-passage for Expert Colorado skiers.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank MarkinColorado
Reviewed 8 April 2018

When Aspen and Snowmass are crowded, head over to Highlands. A great mix of double black diamond, challenging blues, and moderate green runs, this mountain has enough for the entire family without the lines. The views are superb. The runs are great. Just time yourself...More

Date of experience: March 2018
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Reviewed 28 March 2018

You really have to be a good skier to enjoy the Highlands... If you are an expert skier you will enjoy the Highlands Bowl... A little walk to the bowl after the cat trip... Cloud Nine great for apes skiing...

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jcski18
Reviewed 28 March 2018

Powder hounds and locals rhapsodize about Highland Bowl, but Highlands also has a lot of terrain that skis just fine, especially for this <ahem> senior skier. The 2017-18 season has been snow-challenged, but the grooming staff at Highlands have carefully farmed what they've had, with...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Thomas T
Reviewed 22 March 2018

We've been skiing at the Highlands for many years, and love the mountain. This year's lack of snowfall was worrisome, but on a lovely March day, the snow conditions were outstanding. Staff at the mountain is excellent, and we found the bump runs like I70...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Fran S
Reviewed 19 March 2018

No question Aspen Highlands has the best grooming , since it is not as large as some of the other mountains it can offer the best grooming

Date of experience: March 2018
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